Dennis Kucinich (1946)
Dennis Kucinich was born Oct 8, 1946, in Cleveland, Ohio as the eldest of the seven children of Frank and Virginia Kucinich. His father, a truck driver, was Croatian; his Irish American mother, a homemaker.
In 1973, he graduated from Case Western Reserve University with both a BA, and an MA in speech and communication. He has been married three times, the first two ending in divorce. He has a daughter, Jackie, from his marriage to Sandra Lee McCarthy. He married his third wife, Elizabeth Harper, a British citizen, on 21 August 2005.
Dennis currently represents Ohio's 10th District in the US House of Representatives.
He is currently running on the Democratic ticket for the US Presidential Election of 2008. His Democratic challengers are: Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, John Edwards, Christopher Dodd, Barack Obama, and Bill Richardson
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- "Dennis Kucinich" on Wikipedia
Frank J Kucinich
Primary sources for 2
- Ohio Deaths showing : "Frank J Kucinich, est birth 1923, born US; resident of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; died Jul 13, 1983; died in Cleveland; Autopsy Yes; Married"
Primary sources for 3
- Ohio Deaths showing : "Virgini A Kucinich, est birth 1924, born US; resident of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; died 27 Nov 1987 at St John/West Shore Hospital; died in Westlake; age 63; Widow, Homemaker"